"It has been said
the greatest volume of sheer brainpower in one place occurred when
Jefferson dined alone..." John Kennedy
When we get piled upon one another in large
cities, as in Europe,
we shall become as corrupt as
The democracy will cease to exist when you
take away from those who are willing to work
and give to those who would not.
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its
own debts as it goes.
A principle which if acted on would save
one-half the wars of the world.
I predict future happiness for Americans if
they can prevent the government from wasting
the labors of the people under the pretense of
taking care of them.
My reading of history convinces me that most
bad government results from too much
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of
The strongest reason for the people to retain
the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last
resort, to protect themselves against tyranny
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from
time to time with the blood of patriots and
To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes
the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves
and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
Thomas Jefferson said
believe that banking institutions are more
dangerous to our liberties than standing
armies. If the American people ever allow
private banks to control the issue of their
currency, first by inflation, then by
deflation, the banks and corporations that
will grow up around the banks will deprive the
people of all property until their children
wake-up homeless on the continent their
'If you don't
read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you
do read the newspaper you are misinformed.'
Copyright 2000 Claude Dern, All
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